Low back pain

Back pain! Avoid it when gardening – here are some tips

Back pain! Take care of your back when gardening! The sun has finally come out and although it will probably be patchy until July, if you’re out gardening in the sunshine use these tips to avoid getting back pain whilst you are doing it. Seems obvious but take regular breaks. Take a short break every…

Answering the age old question: Is it better to heat or ice?

Answering the age old question: Is it better to heat or ice?

Sometimes when you are in pain you just don’t know which to do and the simplest answer if you are unsure is to do nothing. It all depends on whether there is inflammation present or not and usually with acute injury there is. The best way of thinking about inflammation is like a small controlled…